Deputy instrumental in saving man’s life is awarded ISA honors

Carroll County E911 received a report of a 39-yearold rural Delphi man being severely injured from either a gunshot or explosion at approximately 11:37 p.m. on Oct. 29. K-9 Deputy Darron Giancola was the initial law enforcement officer on scene and found victim Brian Martin, with critical injuries to his face, leg and left arm. Giancola observed serious arterial bleeding […]

Delphi Council plans to change parks department workload

Longevity pay and code enforcement included for ‘16

Delphi City Council members heard 2016 budget requests from department heads at a special July 23 meeting. Those presenting their department’s spending plans included Police Chief Steve Mullin, Fire Territory Chief Darrell Sterrett, Clerk Treasurer Leanne Aldrich and Delphi Street Commissioner Aaron Lyons. Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser presented all other department requests. One of the most controversial proposals was made […]

Old Settlers – something for all ages

The 160th annual Carroll County Old Settlers will be Aug. 5 to 8 in downtown Delphi. The event will feature entertainment, food venues, rides and much more. There will be many activities to enjoy during the annual celebration, including the following: Cavalcade of Canine Cuties The 20th annual Bajure Memorial Canine Cavalcade Frisbee competition will be Aug. 8 beginning at […]

Street paving in Delphi begins Wednesday

Milestone Project Manager Doug Pierce told the Comet Monday preparation work will begin Wednesday, July 29, to pave the sections where new water lines have recently been installed in Delphi’s downtown. The work will begin from 100 feet east of Washington Street on E. Main to the corner of Washington St. (to the stoplight), then north on Washington to the […]

REMC makes it official

The official groundbreaking for the new Carroll White REMC building in the Hoosier Heartland Industrial Park, a $5.5 million project, was celebrated by more than 50 speakers and spectators Tuesday morning. REMC Board President Tom Flora opened the ceremonies with “It’s a great day in Carroll County…it’s not raining!” He said he hoped the site development for the 45,000 square […]

Former Pittsburg restaurant is new Delphi Legion location

It is no secret the Delphi American Legion Post 75 wants to own the building formerly occupied by the Indiana Department of Child Services on the east end of Delphi. It is also no secret their current location on South Washington St. in the Oddfellows building provides little to no parking for members and limits the activities the Post is […]


This week’s culinary journey on Historic Route 66 makes a few pit stops in the Show Me State. Beginning just west of Joplin and meandering east to St. Louis, the Missouri swath of the iconic roadway has many eateries worthy of more than just a glance. Camdenton is home of the famous Ozark Pickle Pantry (ozarkpicklepantry.com) and their delicious dill, […]


Wednesday Forum Members of Wednesday Forum met for lunch at the home of Geraldine Landes for the July meeting. Jan Hathaway read several poems from the book, “Poems for a Good and Happy Life,” compiled by Myrna Reid Grant. The program of poems read were meant to inspire and uplift the spirit. Authors included Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Dickinson, Ralph […]

Powlen 50th anniversary

Pat and Karen Powlen, 3718 E. 900 N., Camden, will be married 50 years on Aug. 22. Their children are hosting a casual cake and punch celebration in their honor on Aug. 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Shiloh Christian Church. The church is located at 1047 N. CR 350 W., Logansport. Powlen and the former Karen Reed […]


Meandering Melodies

Kerfuffled! Neat word don’t you think? But what does it mean? Sounds to me like a hen that has her feathers ruffled! Chuckle, chuckle. Remember how my Mother always told me to go look up words I didn’t know? Today, just this once, I will let you off the hook and tell you what kerfuffle means. You will soon discover […]